Latin name: Holodiscus discolor (Pursh) Maxim var. microphyllus (Rydb.) Jeps.
Pronunciation: ho-lo-DIS-kus DIS-ko-lor my-kro-FIL-us
Common name: Small-leaved creambush
Family: Rosaceae (Rose)
Habitat: Dry rocky slopes 5500'-11,000', outcrops, pinyon-juniper woodland, montane coniferous forest, San Bernardino and San Jacinto Mts, desert mts
Blooming period: June to August
Name derivations: 1) Holodiscus 2) discolor 3) microphyllus